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How to Win. A Book for Girls

By: Willard, Frances E.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Funk & Wagnalls: 1887

Seller ID: 038410

Condition: Good


New York: Funk & Wagnalls, 1887. Stated fourth edition, 1887. Instructions for young Victorian ladies on how to live a full life and not just "settle" for what society brings her. Green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt and brown, 125 pages plus publisher's ads. Some rubbing to the extremities, surface wrinkle to cloth on rear cover, good hinges, sound text block, pages clean but with some intermittent foxing (age-spotting) throughout, short note dated 1887 on preliminary blank, no other markings.. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

Popular Mechanics Magazine, February 1949

By: Windsor, H.H., Edited By H.H. Windsor, Jr.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, H.H. Windsor, Jr.: 1949

Seller ID: 025171

Condition: Good


Chicago: H.H. Windsor, Jr., 1949. In this issue: '49 Uranium Rush; Uncle Sam's Stamp Factory; Debut for the '49 Chevrolet; Projects in Plastic; Bandsaw Know-How; Clinic for Homemakers, among other very interesting articles. Color illustrated softcover with red lettering, 336 pages including advertisements. The book is in good condition with some edgewear, including chipped extreme periphery, clean contents with no markings, a handful of pages with short closed tears.. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

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A Key to the English Language, or a Spelling, Parsing, Derivative, and Defining Dictionary

By: Woodbridge, William

Price: $435.00

Publisher: Middletown, T. & J. B. Dunning: 1801

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035153

Condition: Fair


Middletown: T. & J. B. Dunning, 1801. First edition, 1801. Scarce dictionary, "selected from the most approved authors", by the First Precepter of the Phillips-Exeter Academy & Principal of the Young Ladies' Academy in Medford. Worn copy in marbled boards with plain brown leather spine, about 5" tall, unpaginated, about an inch thick. Covers very heavily rubbed and chipped at the corners, much of the marbled papge fully chipped away on the rear cover, sound binding, all endpapers removed, pages age-browned but clean with some occasional foxing, no names or other markings.. First Ed... View more info

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Introduction to Prakrit

By: Woolner, Alfred C.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: India, Bharatiya Vidya Prakashan: 1972

Seller ID: 027388

Condition: Very Good


India: Bharatiya Vidya Prakashan, 1972. Introductory guide to the Prakrit language. Blue cloth, 219 pages. Light edgewear, good hinges, sound text block, name on front free endpaper, pages otherwise clean and unmarked.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

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A Comprehensive Pronouncing and Explanatory Dictionary of the English Language, with Pronouncing Vocabularies of Classical and Scripture Proper Names

By: Worcester, J. E.

Price: $395.00

Publisher: Burlington, Vermont, Chauncey Goodrich: 1831

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 029095

Condition: Fair


Burlington, Vermont: Chauncey Goodrich, 1831. Second edition [1831] (Sabin 105236). Full sheep leather with dark red spine label, gilt decorated spine, xix, [1], 400 pages. Covers rubbed and spotted, hinges/joints good, text block sound, front free endpaper removed, preliminary blank and outer edge of title page chipped, one additional margin chip with very limited loss of text, a few additional corners lightly chipped, page uniformly foxed but entirely legible, 1840 newspaper clipping mounted to rear pastedown.. Second Edition. Hard Cover. Fair. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. View more info

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A Comprehensive Pronouncing and Explanatory Dictionary of the English Language

By: Worcester, J. E.

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Boston, Jenks & Palmer: 1846

Seller ID: 035209

Condition: Fair


Boston: Jenks & Palmer, 1846. Title page dated 1846. Full brown leather with black spine label, 7.5" tall. Front cover detached, covers very worn and dried but archivally stabilized, text block sound, pages lightly age-browned with occasional light foxing, no names or other markings.. Hard Cover. Fair. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. View more info